Oyster-rockefeller meaning

(chiefly in the plural) A baked or broiled oyster topped with various other ingredients: often parsley and other green herbs, a rich butter sauce and breadcrumbs.
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Origin of oyster-rockefeller

  • Named after John D. Rockefeller (1839–1937), the richest American at the time, because of the richness of the sauce.

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